Nestled away along the shores of Old Hickory Lake, Nat Caldwell Park provides great spots for picnicking as well as lake access for boaters and fishermen. The park is known as a quiet area, so it is an excellent spot for wildlife viewing or just relaxing.
Hikers can easily access the 1.1-mile Old Hickory Nature Trail, which has three different loops with varying terrain. Hikers can select the Wildlife Loop, Willow Swamp Loop or Woodland Loop. As an added convenience, pit toilets are also available in the park.
There is a group picnic shelter that can be reserved. It can accommodate up to 50 guests. Its parking area is capable of fitting 45 vehicles. Its facilities include flush toilets. Grills are also available at the park for cookouts.
Amenities of the park include:
- Picnic shelter
- Hiking trail
The park is in a serene area with green grass and woodland. It provides guests with the chance to see wildlife, such as deer, turkeys, squirrels, raccoons and other creatures in their natural habitat. Old Hickory Lake offers anglers the chance to reel in a bass, catfish, walleye, sauger or crappie.
Nat Caldwell Park is located in Gallatin.
To reserve the picnic pavilion or to learn more about the park, call (615) 822-4846.